@Darius: Thanks, I hope to do more iin the future. With stronger colors. Right now some of them are not really usable for a print. ^^
Here another speedpainting from a photo ref. somewhere from the web.
I think this skincolors that shine so much is very tricky to pick (Somewhere in the high value and middle chroma of a red orange). Right after the ones when the character is total in the shadow with a almost grey skin.
@Odayaga: Thanks, I want to work more on that one.
After I finnished some models in the sculpting sections, I finally came back to heads, studys and all the stuff. After a lot of confusion and not knowing where to go or what to do, I started to do the most simple thing:
Just draw what you dont like a 100 times or more...
In my case that would be heads and faces. And I am sure there are a lot of unknown disscomfort zones out there. ^^
So here goes:
Selfportraits, Faces from mind, and faces from photos
Some pictures of the models I made over the last weeks. They are made of paper, except for the Tops-skull. Details and WIPs on my blog.
This was a lot of fun and refreshing. I dont feel like "why cant I do this" when I make models. Right now, I will take a break from digital work, because I feel kind of lost in that medium right now. So I will do more watercolors and acrylics.
I would love to try out oils too, but I dont have that extra room to do that. And I dont want to paint in my living room with all that oils and gas. ^^
You're really coming along with those heads. The second pass on that greyscale girl was much better, although her cheeks are looking a little flat, and I think her nose is skewed slightly to the right.
Your animal studies are fabulous, love the tigers, and that dinosaur model is super cool.
Hey thanks for much for popping by my sketchbook, I agree. I do need to label that type of work for clients, fortunately though this job is without a client. So I get to art direct myself. With help of you guys of course.
Your sketchbook has progressed so far, when was the last time you went back through and studied your old work to see your improvement? You're young and talented, so keep up the self pressure and post as often as you can. Also don't be afraid to draw things you don't like, I hate drawing hands and feet, but i need to draw them. I love the life of an artist theres always something new to learn. Also are you participating in the COW and CHOWs?